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The canoe : an illustrated history

Author: Jim Poling, Sr.
Publisher: Woodstock, VT : Countryman Press ; New York : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the history of the canoe and its role in the culture of North America.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Poling, Sr.
ISBN: 088150503X 9780881505030
OCLC Number: 45024563
Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Contents: 1 The First Canoeists 13 --
2 Cultures Joined on Water 39 --
3 Paddling for Riches 57 --
4 Wars along the Waters 75 --
5 Transition 89 --
6 The Power of Symbolism 101 --
7 The Power of the Journey 117 --
8 Canoeing in the 21st Century 133.
Responsibility: Jim Poling, Sr.

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This inclusive book explores the role of the elegantly simple canoe in history and modern culture. With accounts of historic canoe trips and infamous battles, detailed explanations of Native American  Read more...

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